What is the census?
A census is a count of all people and households in the country that takes place every ten years. It asks people about subjects such as work, health, ethnic background, education and marital status.
The 2011 Census took place on 27 March 2011 and was organised and carried out by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
2011 Census Results: First Release
2011 Census Profile
2011 Ethnicity and Religion Profile
Census 2011 Ward profiles
Blackburn with Darwen is divided into 23 different areas which are known as Wards. Please click on the links below to access the required ward profile. The Ward Profiles have been compiled to give a statistical overview of each Ward based on data collected in the census.
Census 2011 Locality Profiles
Blackburn with Darwen Council and partners are beginning to plan and deliver services based on four localities with Blackburn split in to three parts and Darwen and Rural. Locality Profiles have been compiled to give a statistical overview of each locality based on data collected in the census.